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CREW-1 LAUNCH TO ISS, Nov 14, 2020, KSC, 7:49 pm ET

Update, October 26:  The launch has been rescheduled for November 14, 2020 at 7:49 pm ET.

Update, October 10:  The launch has been delayed until early-to-mid November.

Update September 28:  NASA and SpaceX have delayed the launch for a week, until October 31, 2020 at 2:40 am ET.  That will “deconflict the Crew-1 launch and arrival from upcoming Soyuz launch and landing operations.”  The Soyuz MS-17 crew will arrived at ISS on October 14 and the Soyuz MS-16 crew will depart on October 21.

Original Entry: The first operational flight of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) is targeted for October 23, 2020.  Called Crew-1, it will launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.  Details such as launch and docking times have not been publicly announced.

It will deliver a four-person crew to the ISS as the beginning of routine crew-rotation missions for this spacecraft.

The four astronauts are:

  • Michael Hopkins, NASA
  • Vic Glover, NASA
  • Soichi Noguchi, JAXA
  • Shannon Walker, NASA

 

Details

Date:
October 31
Time:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm